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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
A single high and a single low tide daily.
  1. Diurnal tides
  2. Neap tides
  3. Spring tides
  4. Tidal range
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Not the top of the wave but the bottom.
  1. gyre
  2. fetch
  3. crest
  4. trough
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
A geyser is
  1. a hot spring that shoots columns of cold water and steam into the air every so often
  2. a hot spring that shoots columns of hot water and steam into the air every so often
  3. a hot spring that shoots columns of hot water and steam into the air all the time
  4. a hot spring that shoots columns of hot water and steam into the inside of the earth every so often
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
An aquifer is
  1. A permeable layer of rock and sediment that can store and carry groudwater in enough quantity to supply wells.
  2. A permeable layer of rock and sediment that can not store and carry groudwater in enough quantity to supply wells
  3. A permeable layer of sand and sediment that can store and carry groudwater in enough quantity to supply wells
  4. A non-permeable layer of rock and sediment that can store and carry groudwater in enough quantity to supply wells
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
The movement of water within the surf zone that parallels that shore is called
  1. tidal current.
  2. density current.
  3. longshore current.
  4. surface current.
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
steep transition to the ocean floor
  1. continental slope
  2. ocean ridge
  3. seamount
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Flat feature
  1. continental margin
  2. abyssal plain
  3. deep sea trench
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
gentle sloping, shallow portion
  1. abyssal plain
  2. seamount
  3. continental shelf
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
submerged edge of the continent
  1. abyssal plain
  2. deep sea trench
  3. continental margin
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
What causes tides to rise and fall and creates the intertidal zone?
  1. Earthquakes
  2. The spinning of the Earth.
  3. The gravitational pull of the moon and sun.
  4. The amount of oxygen in the air.
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
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